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Tributes for Dr. A.PJ. Abdul Kalam

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, former President of India, in Chennai on August 21, 2014. Photo: K.V. Srinivasan

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, former President of India, in Chennai on August 21, 2014. Photo: K.V. Srinivasan   | Photo Credit: K_V_Srinivasan

Tributes started pouring in on social media to mourn the death of former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, who had earned the sobriquet of the ‘People’s President'. Incidentally, Dr. Kalam’s last tweeted on the microblogging site Twitter was about his visit to Shillong where he collapsed during a lecture to the students of the IIM.







Remembering him for his pioneering work as a scientist, Minster of Railways Suresh Prabhu tweeted.





Home Minister Rajanth Singh described him as a man of impeccable character, indomitable spirit, profound knowledge and firm conviction.





External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj also mourned Dr. Kalam’s death.



BJD’s Baijayant Jay Panda tweeted his tribute.



NCP’s Supriya Sule said he inspired a new generation and that a “a real Bharat Ratna lost today”.



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